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Steve Winwood's 'Nine Lives'

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Steve Winwood's 'Nine Lives'

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Steve Winwood's 'Nine Lives'

Steve Winwood's 'Nine Lives'

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Song List

  • "Hungry Man" from Steve Winwood's Nine Lives
  • "Can't Find My Way Home" from Blind Faith's Blind Faith
  • "Dirty City" (featuring Eric Clapton) from Steve Winwood's Nine Lives
  • "Higher Love" from Steve Winwood's Back in the High Life
  • "Voodoo Chile" from The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland
  • "I'm Not Drowning" from Steve Winwood's Nine Lives
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Rock guitar legend Steve Winwood describes his latest album, Nine Lives, as "the opposite of a concept album." Each track tells a story drawing from the different styles that shaped his career. The record moves from blues and soul — reminiscent of his past bands Spencer Davis Group and Traffic — through the world-music rhythms of his solo work. In an interview with host David Dye, Winwood talks about his history and his new album.

This segment originally aired June 13, 2008.

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Nine Lives
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